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US Navy is Buying 9 More Warship Destroyers Over Next 5 Years

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2023
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The U.S. Navy issued two multiyear contracts to build nine Arleigh Burke class destroyers, a warship used by the department arm, according to a statement made on Tuesday. 

The ships, known as Flight III Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers, will be made by ship building companies Huntington Ingall Industries' shipbuilding division and General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works. 

Ingalls Shipbuilding will build six of the DDG 51 ships, while the remaining three will be constructed by Bath Iron Works. 

“Arleigh Burke class destroyers are the backbone of the surface fleet and one of the...

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